Online genealogy resources

Subscription databases.

Free access to these resources is only available on the genealogy computers at Porirua City Centre library.

Free New Zealand Online Resources

Free Overseas and General Online Resources

  • FamilySearch (website of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: registration required on first use).
  • Free UK Genealogy ( Free UK Genealogy provides free, online access to family history records. A team of dedicated volunteers creates high-quality transcriptions of public records from governmental sources, parish churches, and other trusted institutions. FreeUk has three project websites: FreeBMD (births, marriages and deaths), FreeCEN (census data from 1841 to 1891) and FreeREG (parish registers).
  • Trove (a National Library of Australia website offering free public access to a wide range of information, including historical and contemporary materials (e.g. digitised newspapers, maps, images).